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Published:Wednesday | March 11, 2015 | 10:18 AMNadine Wilson-Harris

The fear that their partners will be charged with having sexual intercourse with a minor is causing many pregnant young girls to refuse to name the fathers of their children.And even in the cases where the father of the child is also a minor,...

Published:Saturday | March 14, 2015 | 1:33 PMNadine Wilson-Harris

At a time when most students her age are getting ready to sit the Grade Six Achievement Test, 12-year-old Alicia*, is preparing to give birth to a baby that is allegedly fathered by her 52-year-old relative. The child is now seven months pregnant and...

Published:Thursday | March 12, 2015 | 10:10 AMNadine Wilson-Harris

Administrator of the Committee for the Upliftment of the Mentally Ill (CUMI), Nurse Joy Crooks, is expressing concern about the tendency to label perpetrators of vicious crimes as being mentally ill, without them being properly diagnosed."Not...

Published:Saturday | March 7, 2015 | 12:55 PMNadine Wilson-Harris

Parents could be in trouble if their children are harmed during early-morning commute. Parents who allow their children to hit the roads in the wee hours of the morning with no protection or support could find themselves in trouble with the law if the...

Published:Friday | March 6, 2015 | 2:54 PMNadine Wilson-Harris

The failure of the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) to regularly collect garbage at a corporate area school has left the school's principal beyond frustrated after the institution was given a failing grade for cleanliness by health...

Published:Thursday | February 26, 2015 | 1:22 PMNadine Wilson-Harris

Fixing the nutritional deficiencies affecting the learning of basic school students in the communities around the Mona campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI) is high on the agenda of the Mona Social Services (MSS) unit which wants to wean...

Published:Friday | February 27, 2015 | 11:46 AMNadine Wilson-Harris

It is her love for children that drove Inez Burnett to foster eight of them over the years, and it is this same love that is pushing her to seek justice for her youngest foster child, who was hit by a bus close...

Published:Friday | February 13, 2015 | 2:20 PMNadine Wilson-Harris

With more than 380 work-related accidents, and a number of on-the-job deaths reported in the last fiscal year, permanent secretary in the Ministry of Labour and Social Security, Colette Roberts Risden, is warning that Jamaicans will continue to be...

Published:Friday | February 20, 2015 | 11:25 AMNadine Wilson-Harris

Just as some parents were getting used to text language, such as 'LOL' (laugh out loud) or 'DWL' (dead with laugh), the children have managed to widen the generation gap by adopting a whole new...

Published:Friday | February 20, 2015 | 1:28 PMNadine Wilson-Harris

Scores of Christians locally have joined the international campaign mounted by domestic violence activists, religious leaders and conservative politicians for the boycotting of the erotic film Fifty Shades of Grey.Despite being banned in several...

Published:Thursday | February 12, 2015 | 11:29 AMNadine Wilson-Harris

To the onlooker, Ronald and Evon Blair's relationship seemed unlikely to last. It was not the head-over-heels whirlwind romance, and her family was so much against them getting married that their wedding was postponed three times.

Published:Friday | February 13, 2015 | 1:35 PMNadine Wilson-Harris

A property owner's decision to block access to a drain in his yard, which was built by the Government to divert storm water from Omara Road in the Corporate Area, has sparked anger in the community, but the man is adamant that he had no choice.

Published:Friday | February 6, 2015 | 10:16 AMNadine Wilson-Harris

With a pound of salt fish being sold on average for $500, many Jamaicans have been forced to adjust the national dish by substituting the salted cod with other ingredients such as salt mackerel, red herring, chicken back, or sausage.

Published:Friday | January 23, 2015 | 2:08 PMNadine Wilson-Harris

The sexual abuse of children continued unabated last year, as preliminary data from the Centre for the Investigation of Sexual Offences a

Published:Thursday | January 15, 2015 | 9:35 AMNadine Wilson-Harris

A reduction in the number of persons going for premarital counselling, poor counselling by some pastors, and the failure of some couples

Published:Friday | January 16, 2015 | 7:52 AMNadine Wilson-Harris

The 51% Coalition secretariat is to meet this week with the heads of various women's group who have taken issue with a letter that was se

Published:Friday | January 16, 2015 | 11:27 AMNadine Wilson-Harris

At a time when the viability of a college depends on how many students it can attract, local faith-based colleges are struggling to keep

Published:Friday | January 9, 2015 | 3:47 PMNadine Wilson-Harris

The charity group Food For The Poor failed to meet its target of building 1,200 houses for the destitute last year, and its executive dir

Published:Friday | January 9, 2015 | 12:29 PMNadine Wilson-Harris

Women hold their peace as promised anti sexual harassment law crawls through the pipeline

Published:Thursday | December 18, 2014 | 7:31 AMNadine Wilson-Harris

Thirty years ago, Selburn Laing turned his back on a lucrative business to go into full-time ministry with the Salvation Army, and the pa

Published:Friday | December 19, 2014 | 12:56 PMNadine Wilson-Harris

Men are idiots. At least that's the finding of a study that has been published in the Christmas issue of the British Medical Journal.

Published:Friday | December 19, 2014 | 1:29 PMNadine Wilson-Harris

The establishment of a pro-life centre to assist pregnant women in crisis has resulted in the lives of more than 100 babies being saved i

Published:Wednesday | December 17, 2014 | 12:12 PMNadine Wilson-Harris

Private sector entities engaged in corrupt practices are to face greater scrutiny next year when the anti-corruption watchdog, the Nation


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